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EVOCLIN (clindamycin phosphate) Foam contains clindamycin (1%) as clindamycin phosphate.
Clindamycin phosphate is a water-soluble ester of the semi-synthetic antibiotic produced by a 7(S)-chloro-substitution of the 7(R)-hydroxyl group of the parent antibiotic, lincomycin.
The chemical name for clindamycin phosphate is methyl
2-(dihydrogen phosphate). The structural formula for clindamycin phosphate is
Molecular Formula: C18H34ClN2O8PS Molecular Weight: 504.97 g/mol
EVOCLIN Foam contains clindamycin (1%) as clindamycin phosphate, at a concentration equivalent to 10 mg clindamycin per gram in a thermolabile hydroethanolic foam vehicle consisting of cetyl alcohol, ethanol (58%), polysorbate 60, potassium hydroxide, propylene glycol, purified water, and stearyl alcohol pressurized with a hydrocarbon (propane/butane) propellant.
What are the possible side effects of clindamycin topical ()?
Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Stop using this medicine and call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects:
- severe redness, itching, or dryness of treat skin areas; or
- diarrhea that is watery or bloody.
Less serious side effects may include:
- mild burning or itching;
- mild dryness of treated skin; or
- redness or other irritation.
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Last reviewed on RxList: 2/9/2012
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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